The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
North West / Cheshire
Rank 38 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing HP 9 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.80% 3.50% 3.99%
As % of the Vendors category 4.13% 8.13% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 12
Median daily rate £130 £463 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.89% +285.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £228 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £663 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.88 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £24.00 £13.65
% change year-on-year
-39.58% +75.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
218 406 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.60% 43.01% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 222 183
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £263 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 26
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% -2.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +10 5 £130 -45.26%
Warrington +16 3 £275 -50.00% 1
Runcorn +1 1 £120 -47.82%
Ellesmere Port - 1 £120 -
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) SCCM
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) VBScript
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
4 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) SLA
4 3 (17.65%) Dell
4 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 3 (17.65%) NAS
5 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (11.76%) IBM XIV
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) NAS
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) IPsec
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Back Office
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Field Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Field Service Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Printer Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Field Hardware Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Hardware Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) HP Printer Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Storage Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Break Fix Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Printer Support
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) IBM XIV
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) AIX
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) HPUX
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
1 3 (17.65%) Service Management
2 2 (11.76%) Coaching
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
2 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.76%) Pay per click
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Release Management
3 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
1 3 (17.65%) VBScript
2 2 (11.76%) VB
2 2 (11.76%) VB6
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) COSHH
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.76%) VMware GSX
4 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (11.76%) MOM
2 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (11.76%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) DameWare
3 1 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.88%) OpenView
3 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) Dell
4 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) Brocade
5 2 (11.76%) Fujitsu
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.76%) Veritas
6 1 (5.88%) Lumension
6 1 (5.88%) Sybase
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec